Suriya Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, girlfriend, Biography & More



About Suriya:

Saravanan Sivakumar, known by his stage name Suriya, is an Indian actor, producer, television presenter and a philanthropist. He is best known for his work in Tamil cinema, where he is one of the highest paid actors


Real Name Saravanan Sivakumar
Nickname Surya
Profession Actor, Producer

Physical Stats:

Height in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
Weight in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 159 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 40 Inches
– Waist: 32 Inches
– Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Black


Family Father- Sivakumar (Actor)
Mother- Lakshmi Sivakumar

Brother- Karthik Sivakumar a.k.a Karthi (Younger, Actor)

Sister- Brindha Sivakumar

wife- Jyothika

Personal Life:

Date of Birth 23 July 1975
Age (as in 2017) 42 Years
Birth Place Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Cancer
Nationality Indian
Hometown Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Religion Hinduism
Hobbies Long driving and camping

Relationships & more:

Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Jyothika (Actress)
Wife/Spouse Jyothika (Actress, m.2006-present)

Favorite Things:

Favourite Food Curd rice & pickle, Dosa, Thai cuisine
Favourite Actors Kamal Hassan and Rajinikanth
Favourite Actress Trisha
Favourite Film Iranian films
Favourite Colour Black, White

Money Factor:

Salary 25-50 crores/film(INR)
Net Worth $25 million

Some unknown facts about:

  • Does Suriya smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Suriya drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Surya belongs to a filmy background as his father, brother and wife are all actors.
  • Director Mani Ratnam gave him the name Suriya, to avoid any confusion of names with the actor, Saravanan.
  • When he passed his 10th standard, he got an offer from a director, but he wasn’t confident about his looks and height, and instead went on to complete his graduation in Commerce.
  • He started his career as a merchandizing manager in a garment factory and worked there for 3 years.
  • His first salary was 1000 (INR), from which he gifted his mother a saree.
  • His role as Nandha in the film Nandha was the breakthrough role in his acting career which earned him a Film Award for the Best Actor.
  • Ajay Devgan‘s Singham film was the Hindi remake of his 2010 Tamil hit film Singam. 
  • He along with his wife Jyothika is the founder of Agaram Foundation which helps out school drop out children to rehabilitate.
  • Actress and politician Nagma is the half-sister of his wife Jyothika.
  • His dream is to direct a film and loves to spend time in recording, story discussions and editing to groom himself.
  • He has donated his body parts after his life.

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